Archived 2017-2018 Programs

MICHAEL O'HANLON, PH.D.

DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH, FOREIGN POLICY PROGRAM

THE BROOKINGS INSTITUTION

"Beyond NATO: A New Security Architecture for Eastern Europe"

September 27, 2017

MICHAEL AUSLIN, PH.D.

WILLIAMS-GRIFFIS RESEARCH FELLOW IN CONTEMPORARY ASIA,

HOOVER INSTITUTION

"The End of the Asian Century:

Donald Trump, China, Kim Jong Un, and the Crisis of Geopolitics"

October 18, 2017

H.E. DR. ARIKANA CHIHOMBORI-QUAO

AMBASSADOR OF THE AFRICAN UNION TO THE UNITED STATES

"Possibilities and Challenges in Africa Today"

November 14, 2017

MATTHEW KROENIG, PH.D.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF GOVERNMENT AND FOREIGN SERVICE,
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY

"The Case for Trump's Foreign Policy"

December 6, 2017

MR. JAKE SULLIVAN, J.D.

MARTIN R. FLUG VISITING LECTURER, YALE SCHOOL OF LAW;

CHIEF OF STAFF FOR SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY CLINTON AND FORMER DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING FOR THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE;

FORMER NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR TO VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN;

SENIOR FOREIGN POLICY ADVISOR FOR CLINTON'S 2016 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN

"The U.S. and Global Leadership in the 21st Century"

December 13, 2017

DANIEL PIPES, PH.D.

PRESIDENT, THE MIDDLE EAST FORUM

"Islamism: What is it and Where is it Going?"

January 18, 2018

ADMIRAL MICHAEL MULLEN

CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF, 2007-2011

"Is America in Decline?"

February 27, 2018

MR. ROBERT WORK

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE, 2014-2017

"The New National Defense Strategy: Pursuing Urgent Change at Significant Scale "

April 4, 2018

JOHN DUKE ANTHONY, PH.D.

FOUNDING PRESIDENT & CEO,

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON U.S.-ARAB RELATIONS

"Which Way Forward in Yemen and GCC-Iranian Relations?"

April 19, 2018

MR. HENDRIK MEIJER

EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN, MEIJER INC.

"Arthur Vandenberg: The Man in the Middle of the American Century"

May 7, 2018

MR. FRANCISCO PALMIERI

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR THE BUREAU OF WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS

"U.S. Engagement in the Western Hemisphere"

June 7, 2018

ELIZABETH ECONOMY, PH.D.

SENIOR FELLOW & DIRECTOR OF ASIA STUDIES,

COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS

"Xi Jinping's Third Revolution and the Future of U.S.-China Relations"

June 21, 2018